The Complete Guide to Real Estate Investment For Expats

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Moving abroad is a complicated endeavor and a hectic one at that. One of the more complicated aspects of moving abroad can be buying, selling, and investing in real estate while overseas. This guide helps you better understand the process and make sense of a nerve-wracking endeavor. Read it to learn about the tax implications of buying and selling foreign property, the ramifications of the associated gains and losses, tips for investors, and suggestions for foreigners interested in buying US property.

Real estate investments can be very profitable, so avoid any beginners’ mistakes with our guide specifically for expats! We’ve compiled the information you need to know before making the decision to buy, sell, rent, and more.

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What You Will Learn

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How investing in real estate overseas can save you money and affect your taxes year over year.

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How how cost country requirements and different property types can impact your tax liability.

3

What you need to know about your primary residence taxes, exclusions and deductions on your annual US tax return.

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What you need to know about rental properties including income, deductible vs non-deductible expenses, depreciation and more.

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When to buy and sell investment properties to maximize the impact on your taxes.

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How to calculate cost basis and understanding capital gains and losses on your properties.

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